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The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.

The Library is making as many of its collections as possible freely available online. In addition to this selection of historical books and journals, increasing amounts of digitised material, including manuscripts and archive collections can be found on the Library website.

The Wellcome Library is part of Wellcome Collection, the free destination for the incurably curious.

Wellcome Collection is part of the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health.

See a tag cloud for the Wellcome Library material in the Internet Archive.

11,962
RESULTS


collections 5
texts 11,955
data 2

PART OF
European Libraries

TOPIC
Pharmacy 6,929
Drug Industry 6,919
Medicine 216
Public Health 171
General Surgery 165
Sanitation 116
Exercise Therapy 115
Gymnastics 113
Science 113
Water Supply 109
Therapeutics 105
Physiology 100
Genital Diseases, Female 97
Massage 93
Materia Medica 92
Anatomy 90
Pathology 85
Clinical Medicine 80
Skin Diseases 76
Hygiene 71
Homeopathy 70
Health Resorts 68
Hydrotherapy 68
Eye Diseases 64
Cholera 63
Cooking 61
Pharmacopoeias 59
Tuberculosis 56
Military Medicine 55
Forensic Medicine 52
Mineral Waters 52
Chemistry 51
Gynecology 49
Obstetrics 46
Plants, Medicinal 46
Mental Disorders 45
Diagnosis 44
Sex 44
Midwifery 43
Syphilis 43
Heart Diseases 42
Surgical Procedures, Operative 39
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary 39
Ear Diseases 38
Disease Outbreaks 33
Dissection 32
Drug Therapy 32
Histology 32
Sexually Transmitted Diseases 32
Jurisprudence 31
Nursing 30
Physics 30
Sanitary Engineering 30
Electric Stimulation Therapy 29
Neoplasms 29
Vaccination 29
Physicians 28
Pharmaceutical Preparations 26
Registries 25
Sexual Behavior 25
Women 25
Prostitution 24
Nose Diseases 23
Ophthalmology 23
Pharmacology 23
Botany 22
Deafness 22
Diet Therapy 22
Military Personnel 22
Natural History 22
Tropical Medicine 22
Urologic Diseases 22
Formularies as Topic 20
Military Hygiene 20
Technology 20
Dyspepsia 19
Malaria 19
Museums 19
Orthopedics 19
Smallpox 19
Anatomy, Regional 18
Education, Medical 18
Pathology, Surgical 18
Pharyngeal Diseases 18
Physical Education and Training 18
Toxicology 18
Diphtheria 17
Uterine Diseases 17
Case Report 16
Kidney Diseases 16
Liver Diseases 16
Research 16
Sewage 16
Dietetics 15
Herbal Medicine 15
Homosexuality 15
Laryngeal Diseases 15
Laryngoscopy 15
Legislation 15
Rectal Diseases 15
Stomach Diseases 15
Thoracic Diseases 15
Urinalysis 15
Bone and Bones 14
Demography 14
Drainage, Sanitary 14
Naturopathy 14
Paraphilias 14
Physical therapy 14
Refraction, Ocular 14
Urethral Stricture 14
Urine 14
Water 14
Yellow Fever 14
Asthma 13
Diet 13
Eye 13
Formularies, Hospital 13
Hypnosis 13
Leprosy 13
Naval Medicine 13
Therapeutics, Surgical 13
Typhoid Fever 13
Bacteriology 12
Chemistry Techniques, Analytical 12
Dermatology 12
Digestion 12
Ethnology 12
Exhibits as Topic 12
Forensic Psychiatry 12
Masturbation 12
Psychiatry 12
Respiratory Tract Diseases 12
Urogenital Diseases 12
Bandages 11
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical 11
Communicable Diseases 11
Complementary Therapies 11
Embryology 11
Food Contamination 11
Gout 11
Marriage 11
Poverty 11
Psychology 11
Anatomy, Comparative 10
Anesthesia 10
Art 10
Bacteria 10
Balneology 10
Diabetes Mellitus 10
Exercise 10
Influenza, Human 10
Internal Medicine 10
Libraries, Medical 10
Lung Diseases 10
Nervous System Diseases 10
Ophthalmoscopy 10
Philosophy 10
Spinal Curvatures 10
Travel 10
Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. Library 10
Advertising as Topic 9
Antisepsis 9
Blood Circulation 9
Child 9
Education 9
Engineering 9
Hair 9
Hospitals, Psychiatric 9
Hunter, John, 1728-1793 9
Neurotic Disorders 9
Physical Examination 9
Pregnancy 9
Religion and Science 9
Surgical Procedures, Minor 9
Wellcome Historical Medical Museum 9
Biological Evolution 8
Christianity 8
Climatotherapy 8
Constipation 8
Ear 8
Epidemiology 8
Ferns 8
Genital Diseases, Male 8
Harvey, William, 1578-1657 8
Homicide 8
Industrial arts 8
Industry 8
Manufactures 8
Neurasthenia 8
Obesity 8
Parasites 8
Plants 8
Religion 8
Rheumatic Diseases 8
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal 8
Sexual ethics 8
Social Conditions 8
Statistics 8
Urinary Bladder Diseases 8
LANGUAGE
english 10,472
german 620
french 594
spanish 82
italian 53
swedish 42
dutch 26
latin 23
russian 9
danish 8
SHOW DETAILS
Title
Date Published
Creator
Chemist and Druggist
6,906
ITEMS
690,959
VIEWS
690,959
Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library, one of the greatest...
Wellcome Sexology Collection
56
ITEMS
23,016
VIEWS
23,016
Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Sexology exhibit, 2014-15.
Wellcome Trust Publications
149
ITEMS
14,511
VIEWS
14,511
Historic printed material published by the Wellcome Trust.
Wellcome Forensics Collection
84
ITEMS
11,350
VIEWS
11,350
Resources digitised to compliment the Wellcome Collection Forensics exhibit, 2014-15.
19th Century Books
0
ITEMS
3,270
VIEWS
3,270
The Wellcome Library has made freely available a selection of books from its historical collections, published between 1800 and 1900. The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over 2.5 million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world. See a tag cloud for the Wellcome Library material in the Internet Archive.
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
1,835
2
0
"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
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Topics: Photography of the nude, Photography, Erotic
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Copy no. 631 of a limited edition of 775 numbered and signed copies
Topics: Phallicism, Religion and Sex
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Dingwall, Eric John
840
1
0
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Topic: Infibulation
"List of authorities": p. [535]-538
Topics: Flagellation, Flagellants
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Hirschfeld, Magnus, 1868-1935; Gaspar, Andreas
785
0
0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Sex, Erotica, War, Rape, Military Personnel
Wellcome Trust Publications
by Burroughs Wellcome and Company; Wellcome Foundation Ltd
763
0
0
Advertising booklet for Burroughs Wellcome's products and exhibits at the Meeting
Topics: Drug Industry, Exhibits as Topic, Advertising as Topic
Wellcome Library
by Ploss, Hermann Heinrich, 1819-1885; Bartels, Max (Maximilian), 1843-1904; Bartels, Paul, 1874-1914; Dingwall, Eric John
755
1
0
A translation based upon "Das Weib in der Natur- und Völkerkunde : anthropologische Studien von Dr H. Ploss," Leipzig, 1885, and later editions. cf. Pref
Topics: Women, Ethnology, Sex, Women
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922
731
1
0
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Topics: Sadomasochism, Erotica, Flagellation, Sex, Sexual Behavior, Homosexuality, Sexually Transmitted...
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Stern, Bernhard, 1867-1927; Berger, David, tr
718
0
0
Translation of : Geschlechtsleben in der Türkei : mit Beruecksichtigung der muslemischen Nachbarlaender und der ehemaligen Vasallenstaaten : eigene Ermittlungen und gesammelte Berichte / von Bernhard Stern"
Topics: Sex, Sexual Behavior
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Dymock, William, 1834-1892; Worden, C. J. H; Hooper, David, 1858-1947
711
1
0
Issued in 6 parts
Topics: Plants, Medicinal, Materia Medica
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Hirschfeld, Magnus, 1868-1935; Gaspar, Andreas
677
0
0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Sex, Erotica, War, Rape, Military Personnel
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
"The sale of this book is restricted to members of the Medical and Legal Professions, Scientists, Anthropologists, Psychologists, Sociologists, Criminologists, and Social Workers"
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Also published London : F. Aldor, 1936
Topics: Sexual Behavior, Sex Offenses, Paraphilias
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wanting frontispiece?
Topics: Flagellation, Flagellants, genealogy
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922; Forstern, William H
520
2
0
Published in 1938 under title: Sexual life in England, past and present
Topics: Sex, Marriage, Prostitution, Flagellation, Erotica, Homosexuality, Morals
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Trust Publications
by Burroughs Wellcome and Company; Chicago Exposition (1933)
500
0
0
Advertising booklet for Burroughs Wellcome's products given away at the 1933 Chicago Exposition
Topics: Burroughs Wellcome and Company, Drug Industry, Exhibits as Topic, Advertising as Topic
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Dedication: "To His Majesty the King of the Belgians "
Topics: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564, Anatomy
Includes bibliographic references
Topics: Sex, Women, Men, Gender Identity
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
by Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942
484
1
0
Includes bibliographical footnotes and index
Topics: Sex, Marriage, Families, Culture, Mythology
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Wile, Ira S. (Ira Solomon), 1877-1943.; Wile, Ira S. (Ira Solomon), 1877-1943
472
1
0
Bibliography: p. 307-320
Topics: Sexual ethics, Free love, Sex, Morals, Social Conditions
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Hirschfeld, Magnus, 1868-1935.; Hirschfeld, Magnus, 1868-1935
447
0
0
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Topics: Sex, Masturbation
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex